Bangladesh is dreaming to win hundredth match: The Lions fights

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, March 19th, 2017 | 0

The Tigers and their fans are dreaming to win the hundredth match against Sri Lanka where the fourth day of the 2nd Test match has completed successfully. According to the news, the Lions scored 268 runs at the end of the 4th day which means, they already made 139 runs lead. But, the two Lions players Dilruwan Perera and Lakmal played very well and stood very strong and finished the 4th day successfully.

The Tigers was about to take all wickets of the Lions in 4th day but finally did not make it. But the chance yet to finish. They have still ahead a great opportunity to win the hundredth match where the Lions just ahead of 139 runs and just two wickets in hand.

Earlier, the Lions finished their first innings by scoring 338 runs where Chandimal made a brilliant century and save the team from fall. In return, the Tigers played really well in their first innings where most of the players participated a minimum score and so, they ended up with 467 runs. In the innings, excluding Shakib, total three players got half century named Soumya, Mushfiqur and Mosaddek. Shakib scored an amazing century though in last day, he started to make big shot. But, next morning, he changed his style and played wisely. So, the made 129 runs lead in the first innings in front of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka started their second innings very well where their openers made 57 runs partnership when Tharanga was out with his 26 runs. But, Karunaratne played well and all alone stood and fight. He tried to make partnership with rest players but in front of the Tigers bowlers, the rest players could not take their innings longer. But, Karunaratne made century and two lower orders named Perera and Lakmal played well and so, they finished the 4th day of the match by scoring 268 runs.

However, after a long time, the Tigers has got another chance to win a Test match against a major team in away venue which would be great achievement and of course the match would make it a history because this is the hundredth match of the Tigers. So, the main priority of the Tigers is to take the rest two wickets at the beginning of the 5th day.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug



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